Travel Sleep Essentials: Don’t Let a Bad Night’s Sleep Ruin a Great Trip

Travel Sleep Essentials: Don’t Let a Bad Night’s Sleep Ruin a Great Trip

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There is nothing worse than a bad night’s sleep on vacation. Waking up with a stiff neck or not being able to get comfortable, can ruin a trip entirely. We all know that sleep is crucial to living optimally. And likely, the reason you are on vacation is to get some rest, relaxation and get recharged. To ensure you do so, plan ahead with a few of our favorite travel sleep accessories.

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This portable pillow is the collective brainchild of the Kanke family, who have been running a family business focused on sleep for 30 years. Each pillow comes with it’s own carrying case and the stuffing is designed to be tweaked to your satisfaction. The unique curve and shoulder cutout reduces strain on your upper body and is designed to support a side sleeper’s spinal alignment and to reduce strain on your upper body. It even has a copper-infused foam fill that has naturally antibacterial properties and keeps pillows fresh and cool night after night.

Garden Society — based in Healdsburg, California — provides delicious, craft cannabis edibles and sun-grown pre-rolls that connect responsible farming, sustainable ingredients and strain-specific cannabis. Founders Erin Gore and Karli Warner are well-known in the cannabis community and are focused on making the experience as seamless and human as possible. 

This handmade, breathable cotton eye mask with a “nose wing” design can effectively block light from all angles. Made with 95% organic cotton and 5% spandex, it offers a soft touch on the face, which can help release  facial tension and prompt a restful night’s sleep. It’s flexible, foldable and washable — perfect for travel.

Four spray supplement bottles stand side by side against a gray background. They are labeled "Cani-Boost" (red), "Cani-Mend" (green), "Cani-Fresh" (blue), and "Cani-Sleep" (purple). These travel sleep essentials each list their intended benefit, including energy, recovery, relaxation, and sleep.

This all-natural, four-spray combo includes Cani-Boost (for focus and energy), Cani-Mend (for post-party recovery), Cani-Fresh (for relaxation) and Cani-Sleep (for rest). The range of solutions help you get the most out of every day, wherever you are, whatever you’re doing. Take Cani-Boost in the morning to supplement or replace your morning coffee. Take Cani-Mend during or after a late night. Keep Cani-Fresh with you while you’re on the go and leave Cani-Sleep on your bedside table. Having these four convenient sprays handy at all times mean you’ll never feel less than your best.

Say goodbye to morning frizz and hello to youthful looking skin with this standard size vegan silk pillowcase, satin eye mask and matching scrunchie. Not only are you investing in cruelty-free vegan silk, but for every purchase, a portion of the proceeds goes to Global Genes to fund the research and education of childhood rare diseases. 

Say goodbye to neck and shoulder soreness and uncomfortable plane sleeping with the Trtle neck pillow. This travel essential combines soft hypoallergenic fleece with internal neck support to ensure optimal comfort that reduces the effects of jetlag. Trtle is easy to travel with weighing as much as an apple, machine washable, and easily foldable.

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